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Houston: Tips for Reducing Your Monthly Electricity Bill

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Houston: Tips for Reducing Your Monthly Electricity Bill

HOUSTON, TEXAS - March 19, 2022 - Texas Electricity Ratings

Texas Electricity Costs: How to Reduce Them

Your electricity bills can fluctuate month to month for a variety of reasons. Here are some ways that you can reduce your electricity bill and enjoy stable bills.

These energy-saving tips were broken down by our living situations, but many can be applied to any person.

The number one tip is to take advantage of high-quality electricity comparison sites like to reduce your Houston electricity bill.

Singles or Married Couples

You can keep better track of what you do with your time when you are alone than you would if you were living together. You can evaluate your current habits and create a plan for small changes that could be helpful. These habits can be made a habit by starting small.

Launder laundry in cold water (90% of electricity is required to heat the water)

Reducing the laundry load by not running your washer until the loads are full

LED light bulbs are better than any other type of bulb and last longer.

Parents with Children

Electricity usage with large families is more likely to be high, and there will also be greater fluctuations. You can work with your family members to create goals to reduce electricity usage and make plans to reach them.

While some changes might be simple enough for couples, they can be difficult to make for families with large children. If you have cloth diapers or clothes that are very dirty, hot or warm water might be required.

You can set family goals for reducing your usage together and you should work to achieve them.

Make sure to educate children about costs, usage and sustainable decisions

Take control of your appliance use

Do not load the dishwasher before it is fully full

Do not wash multiple smaller loads. Wash your entire laundry load.

Do not leave the water running

Apartment Owners

Because apartments are smaller than houses, it is easier to control your electricity consumption. This is why electricity-saving measures can have a bigger impact on your energy usage than if it were in larger spaces.

Before you go out of a room turn off the lights

At home, the only time you should turn on your heater or air conditioner is when it's necessary.

Instead of setting the thermostat, open windows for a fresh breeze

It will help your HVAC work properly and increase the air quality inside your apartment.

For Homeowners

You have many considerations when you own a house. You might find that homes are more spacious, leading to higher cooling and heating costs.

You can install a smart thermostat to automatically adjust when you're at home and away

Insulate all space.

Shade can be provided by planting trees and large shrubs in your yard.

Window coverings can be used to block heat from entering the windows

For more information on practical ways you can cut down on utility costs, visit us at

Use our Electricity Bill Calculator to get an estimation of your potential bill under specific circumstances.

Houston: Tips for Reducing Your Monthly Electricity Bill

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